Discovered in the late 19th century, radiation has changed the way we view our world on a fundamental level. Unfortunately, it often gets a bad rap. Though radiation can have dangerous, even devastating effects, it’s also a part of everyday life. Since its discovery, however, it’s also has become an invaluable tool, with implications in so many fields, from geology to medicine. Though we value a good sense of caution, we also like to keep things in perspective; so let’s debunk what exactly radiation is, and some of the most common myths surrounding it.
April is Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. This time is dedicated to educating the public on the cancerous diseases that impact this region of the body. Many people get involved by events like walks, auctions, galas, workshops and more. At this uncertain time, we are socially distancing, so we’ve decided to do our part by sharing information about the topic. In this article, we will educate you on the risk factors and statistics of oral, head and neck cancers.
More than 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year; however, this disease can be avoided with the help of vaccinations and regular screenings. Cervical Health Awareness Month is the perfect time to call attention to cervical cancer its causes, treatments, and early detection. In this article, we will discuss common treatment options that are available to women diagnosed with cervical cancer.
For cancer patients, treatment options are usually limited to choosing between radiation therapy and homeopathic treatment. Most patients are hesitant to choose radiation therapy because of the potential dangers radiation exposure pose. But does radiation therapy actually work?